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Karen Fishwick and Bally Gill in the RSC's Romeo and Juliet

REVIEW | Romeo and Juliet | RSC

The RSC has brought the classic love story of Romeo and Juliet into a modern age with a production that tackles identity, gender and consuming love. Erica Whyman has taken the story of these two star-crossed lovers and elevated it into a contemporary world, stripped it back and created a really raw and honest piece…

INTERVIEW | Rudi Dharmalingam Talks the Power of Political Tragedy Mary Stuart

Following a critically acclaimed sold-out season at the Almeida Theatre, Mary Stuart is a dynamic political drama about lust, pride and power. Written in 1800, Robert Icke’s explosive adaptation brings the resonate themes of the production to a 21st-century audience. The fight to death between two killer queens is both riveting and entirely stunning. I spoke to…

Brighton Rock 2018 Gloria Onitiri as Ida

REVIEW | Brighton Rock | UK Tour

Peaky Blinders meets Romeo and Juliet in the 60s gangster love story Brighton Rock. Adapted by Graham Greene’s classic novel, it is a story set in the heart of the British seaside town. When a young waitress witnesses a gang’s activity, their enforcer Pinkie is fearful he’ll be found out so tricks her into falling…

REVIEW | Strangers On A Train | UK Tour

Made famous by the Hitchcock movie, when two complete strangers meet on a train, both of their lives change forever. Craig Warner’s adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel Strangers On A Train brings mystery and suspense to the old-fashioned thriller. With a striking set design, it is intricately designed to open and close on different areas. Set…

Stadium by Mohamed El Khatib_1_c Graeme Braidwood

REVIEW | Stadium | Birmingham Rep

What happens when you integrate theatre and football? The Birmingham Rep’s new commission Stadium is the answer to that. As director Mohamed El Khatib delves into the passion, love and dedication towards football the Midlands really has. With the Midlands being an area dominated by football, particularly due to the rivalry between Aston Villa and Birmingham City,…

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